Westpac announces new 200-job technology hub in Gold Coast


Big four bank Westpac has announced it will be opening a new technology engineering hub on the Gold Coast which it claims will create up to 200 jobs over the next few years.

The bank said in a statement that this would mean it could broaden its technology, engineering, and training capabilities, all of which were needed in its broader process of digitisation.

“The Gold Coast is a globally connected city with one of the fastest-growing economies in Australia, which also offers great lifestyle benefits for people seeking a sea change,” said Chris de Bruin, Westpac chief executive Consumer & Business Banking.

“The creation of the new tech hub in Surfers Paradise will enable us to expand our technology agenda and attract world-class talent, while also creating employment, training, and development opportunities in Queensland.

“The hub will focus on bringing together software engineers, technologists and data specialists who…

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